Boca Bargoons invites shoppers into an expertly curated showroom of textiles from a number of designers. Bargain bolts and one-of-a-kind imported fabrics satisfy projects of every scale and budget. The current stock ranges from $6.99 per yard to $89 per yard for fabrics. Find a swatch of velvet to upholster an armchair or red cupcake (about $24.99/yard), or pick up embroidered silk to use for a luxurious throw ($32.99/yard). Boca Bargoons's crafters also fashion custom draperies, upholstery, and furniture, allowing homeowners to clothe their rooms in fashionable styles even if they don't own their own sewing machine. Learn about different fabrics here, or swing by to consult with a knowledgeable staffer before laying the first stitches for a leather slipcover for the shed.
Engineers are constantly dreaming up better ways of doing things, and Value Maids' president Bertha Harrisson is no different. She applied her engineering background to come up with a streamlined cleaning process that her cleaners still use today. Apparently, her employees are just as thrilled about the innovations, since a number of them have been with her for up to 15 years. That retention rate, along with a policy of assigning the same employees to the same homes, helps clients build professional relationships with their cleaners, and helps cleaners quickly and efficiently work through familiar houses. To safeguard client satisfaction, Value Maids backs up their work with a satisfaction guarantee.
A family-owned-and-operated company, A&A Termite and Pest Control has been serving the needs of homeowners, builders, and business owners since 1967. The company currently has three generations of certified operators running the show. They oversee a team of registered technicians, dispatching them across Georgia to rid job sites of termites and damaging wildlife, including mice, rats, bats, and squirrels. During mosquito months, the A&A team can install mosquito shields, enabling homeowners to enjoy their yards without worrying about dangerous diseases, annoying bites, and specifically leaving the names of persistent neighborhood mosquitoes off party guest lists.
The technicians at Fabulous Floors restore a sleek sheen to hardwood flooring with speedy resurfacing services, all of which are usually completed within a few hours. Without sanding away floor material or leaving noxious dust particles, the staff buffs out nicks and scratches and conditions each floor to drool cleaning solution at the ring of a bell. A final finish of polyurethane comes in a choice of gloss, semigloss, or satin polish to ensure that floors glimmer long into the future. With a proper seal, hardwood flooring is more easily cleaned and may reduce the buildup of allergens and thieving beavers too lazy to find their own wood.
Bring a project to Carter House Gallery & Framing and you’ll be presented with a seemingly endless selection of materials—the shop boasts more than 2,500 frames and 2,000 different mattes. As the on-site gallery (with pieces from both local and national artists) suggests, the team can expertly frame a variety of artworks and photographs. However, their projects aren’t limited to traditional subjects; in addition to memorabilia such as jerseys, Carter House’s team can frame flat screen televisions and digital photo frames. They can also restore family photographs that faded after people hung them in their car windows so they could use the carpool lane.
After seven years spent as a banker, Fish Window Cleaning founder Mike Merrick decided to try his hand at something that mattered. He packed up his business acumen, drew up a plan, designed his own uniforms, and finally opened shop in 1978. With his characteristic hands-on approach he grew the small business from one location into a bustling network of 220 franchises spread across 40 states and one lonely lunar outpost. Today, Mike's foundational principle of pairing residents with thorough, uniformed professionals continues to impress organizations, earning accolades from Entrepreneur magazine and a Torch Award from the Better Business Bureau.